The Boy Scouts of Troop 316 in Apex will sponsor a carwash fundraiser Sat., April 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Crossroads McDonald's in Cary (1831 Walnut Street). The scouts are raising funds for a high adventure camping trip this summer at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, NM.
The scouts will also be selling Domino's "Buy One Get One Free" pizza cards offering 10…Continue
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Celebrate Cinco de Moe’s all day on May 5, 2011 with $3.00 chicken, ground beef and tofu Joey burritos at all 15 Moe’s Southwest Grill Raleigh-area locations. As always, Moe’s will offer free chips and salsa with every order.
Want to throw your own fiesta? Order Cinco de Mayo catering by May 2, 2011 to receive 10 percent off…Continue
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Stroller Strides is coming to Bond Park in Cary!
Join us for a FREE Class, Mon, May 9th, at 10am!
(note: date change to 5/9 due to rain on 5/4)
801 High House Road, meet in front of Bond Park Community Center by 9:45am
Class includes cardio, strength training, abdominal work, plus songs and fun for the litte ones. All moms of stroller-aged little ones (6 weeks to about 4 years)! All fitness levels welcome, including pregnant…Continue
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Now through May 11, visit the Streets at Southpoint's Facebook page and click the "Marvelous Mom" tab to submit why a mom you know is the best mom around.
One grand prize winner will receive a Broyhill living room set valued over $4,000. The set features pieces from the Perspectives collection and includes a sofa, two chairs and square coffee table. The winner also gets a $250 Shop Etc. gift card to purchase…Continue
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April 26, 2011 – Superintendent Tony Tata today announced the names of the five Wake County schools joining the STEM Schools Collaborative Network and the first three schools that will join the Global Schools Collaborative Network. The five schools joining the STEM Collaborative Network are:
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Marbles Kids Museum planted a 22-foot tall giant flower that's powered by the sun. Power Flower, a new solar exhibit sponsored by Progress Energy, opened in the museum's Castaway Cove Kids Garden on Earth Day, April 22. Kids experiment with the flower to see how solar energy makes its petals move. Marbles worked with ClearScapes to design POWER FLOWER in partnership with Southern Energy Management, who provided…Continue
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Congratulations to Kristi Crow of Apex, winner of our "Mother Load" GNO Contest. Triangle TRACKS teamed up with Carolina Theatre of Durham to offer one lucky mom (and three of her BFFs) four tickets to Amy Wilson's "Mother Load" at Carolina Theatre of Durham May 14. Read the contest details…Continue
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Last year, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center began phasing in a new digital projector system that will replace its storied Zeiss VI Star Projector, according to…
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Red Cross Relief
After the damaging tornadoes on Saturday, many area residents have been displaced from their homes. I'm sure many of you have been affected or know someone who has been. This is a great time for Sitter Connection to help make a difference in the community!
I received the following e-mail yesterday with a list of supplies needed at…
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Moe’s Southwest Grill’s Triangle Town Center and Crabtree Valley Mall locations are donating a percentage of sales to support relief efforts for the Triangle-area tornado devastation. Tomorrow, April 20, 10% of sales will go to the Triangle American Red Cross to help those affected by the disaster.
In addition to the store’s fundraising efforts, Moe’s will be donating food for volunteers at WRAL’s Disaster Relief Telethon tomorrow, April 20. All proceeds from the telethon…Continue
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As we become aware of disaster relief causes being sponsored throughout the Triangle, we'll post them here. Please add others you are aware of in the comments section and we'll update this blog post with them as we receive them.
ME³ (Motivate, Educate, Empower, and Engage) has created a comprehensive list of local relief resources.
Shaw University Disaster…Continue
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The Music Matters after school string program is taking off. The program has 10 elementary schools participating next year. They include:
Mr. Simmons is also negotiating with the following schools and expect that most if not all of them will agree to start…
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To welcome spring, Polar Ice House of Garner invites kids to do some spring cleaning of their own and brush up their skating skills in its upcoming April clinics. Polar Ice House will feature a clinic on basic skills for ice skating and hockey as well as a tune-up clinic for skaters who have mastered Basic 5 skating and higher on April 18th and 20th.
The Basic Skills Clinic will be available for skaters ages 5 and up who have skated in Basic 1-8, Hockey…Continue
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The Lucy Daniels Center in Cary is revving up to promote Bookmarked! 2011, a two-week festival for young children and their families that we're putting on May 6 – 22, and we’d like to invite you to join us.
Part of our Lucy’s Book Club public outreach program, Bookmarked! celebrates the special joys of reading with children and will feature public readings by local “celebrity-heroes” and fun activities at venues including Marbles Kids…Continue
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